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A message from NPC’s CEO, Dan Corry

on 9 April 2020

A message to NPC's clients, funders and friends.

Covid-19 means systems thinking is no longer optional

on 9 April 2020 , 15 minute read

The hard reality of system interdependence is being brought directly into our homes and news feeds. What lessons will we learn? What changes will it bring? Now is the time to bring systems change out of the clouds and into the mainstream.

How philanthropists can help maternity services adapt

on 8 April 2020

In this case study, our Systems Change Principal, Seth Reynolds, interviews (virtually) Vicky Fobel, Public Affairs and Campaigns Manager at NCT, to learn how they’re adapting and what philanthropists can do to help parenting charities.

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What should charity trustees be thinking about?

on 7 April 2020 , 5 minute read

A charity’s trustees are responsible for identifying, prioritising and managing its risks, as well as opportunities. As this crisis drags on, and a major recession becomes ever more likely, many will need to switch focus to how they deliver their mission over the medium term.

A joint letter to philanthropists

on 30 March 2020

Sign our joint letter to philanthropists, originally printed in the Financial Times.

David Pritchard

How ‘Response Funds’ in the U.S. are confronting Covid-19

on 27 March 2020

"From where I sit the philanthropic response has been positive so far, but this is a stoppage like no other." NPC's man in the U.S. comments on the situation there.

Indigo Trust pledge £2.5million in immediate response to coronavirus

By Indigo Trust
on 20 March 2020

The Indigo Trust will be making grants over the course of the next few days that represent 250% of the value of their normal annual giving.

Why government and philanthropists must come together for charities now

on 18 March 2020 , 4 minute read

The country is in a very deep crisis. We are working with philanthropists and partners on how they can more effectively fund charities now. And we want to hear more ideas about what can be done.

Angela Kail

How can the charity sector adapt to coronavirus?

on 13 March 2020 , 4 minute read

If the unofficial motto of the charity sector is ‘we do what needs to be done’—then right now with coronavirus we face an unprecedented challenge of working out what does need to be done. We need to adapt and ask how those who support us can also help

NPC awarded Fulfilling Lives Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham, Research and Evaluation Partner contract

on 13 March 2020 , 3 minute read

NPC is pleased to announce it will be leading a consortium of partners on a two year research and evaluation partnership for Fulfilling Lives Lambeth, Southwark and Lewisham (FLLSL)

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Supporting charities and funders by being a critical friend

on 10 March 2020 , 4 minute read

We think of our consulting work as a journey, not a product. Do you want access to NPC expertise, facilitation, challenge and independence, whilst also building capacity and ownership over the process? See how our critical friend approach to consulting could be the perfect fit for your organisation

Will the Budget 2020 spell the ‘end of austerity’ for the social sector?

on 9 March 2020 , 3 minute read

In September 2019, then Chancellor Sajid Javid declared he was ‘turning the page on austerity.’ Will the Budget 2020 give optimism to charities and spell the ‘end of austerity’ for the social sector? Here's three areas to look out for

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